How to Tag Someone on TikTok after Posting?

Your Quick Answer:

To tag someone on the TikTok after posting, open the TikTok app on your device and log in. Now Go to your profile by clicking on the profile at the bottom of the page.

Select the video in which you would like to tag that person. Next, you see an icon with three dots. Now tap on that icon.

Once you press those three dots, a low panel opens. Now click on the first option and change your settings of the who can watch my video to the public from private.

Now, once you have changed the settings of your viewers, you can tag whoever you want. Now again, tap the three-dot icon and choose “edit tagged people” this time.

You can tag whoever you wish to because the setting has been changed. If you see that you still are not unable to do it, so repeat the process or refresh the app and try again.

Why can’t you tag someone on TikTok?

Suppose you post something on TikTok and want to tag someone, and you notice that you cannot tag that person. The reason might be that the person might not be on your viewer list. Meaning whatever you are posting is not visible to them.

To change this, what can be done is to change your settings and change viewers’ privacy to public. For that, go to the TikTok app and tap on the three-dot icons on your screen and edit your privacy and change the settings of ‘who can watch this video’ to the public from private. Now you will be able to tag whoever you like.

How to tag someone on TikTok after posting?

There are some steps that you have to follow:

Step 1: Open TikTok & Tap on Three-dots icon

Open the TikTok app and log in with your usual details. Now the home page appears. Go to your profile now by clicking on the profile icon in the right corner at the bottom of the page. Now your profile opens. Now select the video in which you would like to tag that person. Once you open the video on the right side, you will see a series of options like follow like comment, and below that, you will see an icon with three dots. Now tap on that icon.

 Open TikTok and tap on the three-dots icon

Step 2: Edit Privacy > ‘Who can watch this video,’ > Everyone

Now once you press those three dots, a low panel opens up. A lot of options are visible, like the accounts you can share it too, accounts you often interact with, and below the other apps you can share it with like WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and in the last series, you get options like save, pin, duet, and many others amongst which you can quickly choose “edit tagged people” and see the people you are and will be able to tag. Now come back, and you need to choose the option reading “privacy .”Choosing that slides a panel that has few other options like “who can watch my video,” “allow comments,” “allow duet,”.

Now click on the first option and change your settings of the who can watch my video to the public from private.

Edit privacy, tap on who can watch this video choose everyone

Step 3: Again, Tap on Three-dots icon > Edit tagged people

Now once you have changed the settings of your viewers, you can tag whoever you want. Now again, tap the three-dot icon again, the low panel opens, and all options are visible. Go to the last series you get options like save, pin, duet, and many others, amongst which you choose “Edit tagged people” this time.

Edit tagged people

Step 4: Choose people to tag and tap on ‘Done’

Once you have chosen “Edit tagged people,” see the people you are and will be able to tag. Now you can go and tag whoever you wish to, and now you must be able to do so. If you are not, try refreshing the app or repeat the process. 

people to tag and tap on done

How to Tag Someone on the TikTok App?

Follow the below steps to tag someone from App:

Step 1: Open TikTok and select the “+” icon

Open TikTok and log in as usual with your details and wait for the home page to load. This might take a few moments to load. Now once the page appears, tap on the ‘+” icon at the center of the option series you can see below.

TikTok and select the + icon

Step 2: Upload a video

Now make a TikTok like you usually do, add effects filters record, or if you want to, you can choose any video from your storage and edit it to upload it on your profile now.

Upload a video

Step 3: Tap on “Next”

Now once you have selected the video, press the next option and now you can add last min edits and add texts or filters. This is the last step before it gets to captions. Now tap next again.

Tap on “Next”

Step 4: Choose the “@Friends” option

As discussed, the video comes to its caption part, and this is where you choose the people you want to tag.

Step 5: Select the people to tag

Now once you reach the @freinds now, you need to manually select the names you want to tag and mention them in that space provided. If you see some names are still being missed, your settings haven’t been changed successfully. Go back and repeat the process and try again.

Select the people to tag

Step 6: Done and Post the video

Once you have chosen everything and set everything, written captions, added filters, logos videos, and tagged people, recheck everything and press the option saying “Post” to complete the process.

Done and Post the video

The Bottom Lines: 

On TikTok, however, you can’t tag users directly in your videos. Alternatively, a way to tag someone in your TikTok video is to mention them in the video’s caption. People can click on someone’s username to visit their account if you mention them in the caption of your video.

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